For Sale


Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale.

BUMBLE BEE POSTER – 22 BUMBLES

£7.75 in tube (22¾”x15 ½”). From BBB, Ash View, Much Birch HR2 8HP. Tel: 01981 540907 list 172  now available

C ARDEN (BOOKSELLER)

Specialist in beekeeping books; new titles, out of print and antiquarian books. Books bought and sold. If we don’t have what you want, we can try to find it for you. Tel: 01497 820 471 (Hay on Wye, Powys). Website: www.ardenbooks.co.uk

 

No honey for sale this month

 

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THREE ROSE HIVES
good condition, £100 each. David 07801 241460 (Suffolk).
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INSTRUMENTAL INSEMINATION
of Queen Bees. Training and Equipment. Michael Collier, Cornbrook Cottage, Nash, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 3AU. Tel: 01584 890236

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NEW NATIONAL OBSERVATION HIVE
£150 see-through model. Visit: observationhives.co.uk or tel: 01584 831309

BEEKEEPER CLOTHING

Affordable clothing for the beekeeper in white, coloured and camouflage. Infant to XXL. Full Suit under £50. Visit www.thebeeshop.co.uk

 

Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale. BUYING BEES? When buying live bees or queens you should satisfy yourself as to their origin and health. Advice is available from the National Bee Unit (Guidance note: Advice for Obtaining Honey Bees) and from the BBKA (BBKA Standard Nucleus Guidance Notes). Also see the article Buying and Selling Bees by Ken Basterfield in the February 2012 Bee Craft.

 

Beekeeping Equipment

Approx 25 complete Langstroth Hives with Brood box and 2 supers each with bees ready to go for this season with new 2016 overwintered Buckfast queens. Nearly all on new frames and foundation 2016.
Some rapid feeders plus frame feeders
30 Queen Excluders new
Approx 15 nuclei
rapid feeders
New wired brood and super frames
Boxes of foundation
Hive benches
Travelling screens
Perspex Inner hive covers
Hive straps
Entrance reducers

Stainless Steel 20 frame motorised extractor as new
Brush uncapper one year old
Wax melter one year old
Swienty Filling Machine
Swienty funnel for filling machine
100Kg Stainless steel tank
Instrumental Insemination Kit

Full list on request
Contact Wendy
wenders52@icloud.com

 

 

Becky's Beezzzs

Imported Bees: Readers are reminded of the BBKA’s policy to discourage the importation of queen bees and colonies from outside the UK. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the origin of bees offered for sale.

BUYING BEES? When buying live bees or queens you should satisfy yourself as to their origin and health. Advice is available from the National Bee Unit (Guidance note: Advice for Obtaining Honey Bees) and from the BBKA (BBKA Standard Nucleus Guidance Notes). Also see the article Buying and Selling Bees by Ken Basterfield in the February 2012 Bee Craft.
NEAR NATIVE BEES IN NUCS
South Wales area. Will deliver within 25 miles of Rhoose. Tel: 01446 713442 or 01437 899809.
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MATED QUEENS, COURSES
National and Langstroth nucs, also packages. Contact: buckfastyorkshirebees.co.uk
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NATIONAL POLLY NUCS
Over wintered. Ready March/April £175 (Suffolk). Tel: 07795 620647
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5-FRAME OVERWINTERED NUCLEI
available from April. Later nucs with 2017 Queens. Price £150, travelling box included. Delivery only within 25-mile radius of Kingston, Surrey. Tel: 020 8942 1851.
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FIVE-FRAME NUCLEI
National frames £175 (Surrey). Tel: 020 8605 0331 or e-mail: ma.rowe@btopenworld.com
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OVERWINTERED BRITISH BUCKFAST 6-FRAMED NUCS
Ready for collection this April. Bees selected from our own best breeder Queens www.honeybeesuppliers.co.uk tel: 01608 737190 e-mail: info@honeybeesuppliers.co.uk
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OVERWINTERED BEES
available early April in National hives and nuclei. 2017 nuclei available June. Tel: 07766 097172, e-mail: bees@beefarm.co.uk

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SIX-FRAME NATIONAL POLY NUCS
Ready to order March onwards. £175. www.beespokebeehives.co.uk. Tel: 07731 869442 (Brecon)

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BEESWAX SKIN CARE

Skin creams and soap made with beeswax and honey. www.treesandbees.uk

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